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Re: is epel repository being used



On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Marc Fromm <Marc Fromm wwu edu> wrote:
>> I would check to see what /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo is saying:
> My epel.repo lists the same information as you included in your email.
>
>>I would then do a 'yum clean all; yum list all' and see if items with
>>EPEL show up
> "yum clean all" reports Repository epel-source is listed more than once in the configuration. The epel.repo files only has one epel-source entry, not more than one.
>
> "yum list all" does list epel packages.
This might be because EPEL is defined in /etc/yum.repos.d and
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources.  I am not certain on that though.


stahnma


>
> When I search or check for a package should there be some notification of using epel? Yum search still only lists the below, with no reference to epel:
>
> yum search vim
> Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
> Loading "security" plugin
> rhel-i386-server-vt-5     100% |=========================| 1.4 kB    00:00
> rhel-i386-server-5        100% |=========================| 1.4 kB    00:00
> rhn-tools-rhel-i386-serve 100% |=========================| 1.2 kB    00:00
>
> Marc
> -----Original Message-----
> From: epel-devel-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:epel-devel-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Stephen John Smoogen
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 10:44 AM
> To: EPEL development disccusion
> Subject: Re: is epel repository being used
>
> 2008/10/24 Marc Fromm <Marc Fromm wwu edu>:
>> When I run yum repolist it shows me that epel is enabled:
>>
>> Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
>>
>> Loading "security" plugin
>>
>> repo id              repo name                                 status
>>
>> epel                 Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 5 -   enabled
>>
>> rhel-i386-server-5   None                                      enabled
>>
>> rhel-i386-server-vt- None                                      enabled
>>
>> rhn-tools-rhel-i386- None                                      enabled
>>
>
> I would check to see what /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo is saying:
>
> [epel]
> name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 5 - $basearch
> #baseurl=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/$basearch
> mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=epel-5&arch=$basearch
> failovermethod=priority
> enabled=1
> gpgcheck=1
> gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL
>
> I would then do a 'yum clean all; yum list all' and see if items with
> EPEL show up
>
>
> --
> Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
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> in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"
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